ULC or Risk Contribution

Randy Moon

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I'm also having a difficult time reconciling the ULC / RC formula (as provided in Schroeck) with the actual practice question solution in the credit risk focus study.

Formula
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Solution in focus review - I don't see where the circled values are appearing in this formula above. Any insight would be appreciated.
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bollengc

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I'm also having a difficult time reconciling the ULC / RC formula (as provided in Schroeck) with the actual practice question solution in the credit risk focus study.

Formula
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Solution in focus review - I don't see where the circled values are appearing in this formula above. Any insight would be appreciated.
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it is just derived from the formula for RCi, maybe if you take a pen and paper and replace the i and j by the actual components for that exercise, you will find it immediately.

RC1= ULC1 = (UL1 * rho11/ULp + UL2 * rho12 / ULp) * UL1 = UL1 * (UL1 + UL2 * rho12) / ULp
same for RC2 = UL2 * (UL2 + UL1 * rho12) / ULp

what you circled are just UL1 in RC1 and UL2 in RC2
 
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